PROPERTIES OF TERRACOTTA ROOF TILES
May 19, 2020 | ceramic floor tiles, ceramic roof tiles, ceramic wall tiles, Cochin, floor tiles, home rooftop, kerala, kerala roof, Roofing Shingles, terracotta floor tiles, terracotta flooring tiles, terracotta tiles, thrissur | No Comments
The terracotta roof tiles are commonly used roof tiles around the world. They are widely used on roofs for a long time. These roof tiles are available in different ranges and styles. They are installed by overlapping and interlocking tile rows on the roof. There are roof tiles in different styles that suit both modern and traditionally designed houses. Here we can see the properties of the Tapco ceramic roof tiles and know how it can be suitable for your roofs.
Our customers don’t have to worry about the roof tile durability. On comparing with other roof tile brands in India, the terracotta roof tiles from Tapco are highly durable. Usually, the terracotta roof tiles are known to have less durability than other roof tile types. But when installed properly and treated right, they can last long. The terracotta clay is water-resistant and fire-resistant and thus offering good protection from the external elements.
When you are giving regular maintenance for these roof tiles, it can prevent foreign infestation. The infestation of lichen or moss can be prevented and also can ensure that the roof tiles are not displaced. This will in turn help to assure the strength of the roof. The roof owners must be careful while keeping solar panels or solar hot water systems on the roofs. This is said because keeping these may cause the terracotta roof tiles to damages as it has the tendency to become brittle. But you will rarely only face any problems with the Tapco roof tiles. Thus, the Tapco became a leading roof tile brand in Kerala.
THE VISUAL APPEAL
The terracotta roof tiles can be purchased in different shapes and profiles. This can be different according to the pitch of the roof, the climatic condition of the area, and also based on the style of home. When the interlocking profiles are used they can be placed on the roof like more steeply pitched roofs. They are available in different glazing. The excellent visual appeal of the terracotta roof tiles is the major reason for its selection. There is the availability of a number of colors and different finishes. This made the Tapco roof tiles the best roof tiles in Chennai.
THE WEATHER SUITABILITY
The inherent thermal mass of the terracotta roof tiles will allow the heat absorption during the day and can be released at night. Thus it can make an energy-efficient condition in cooler climates. The terracotta tiles can be colored or can be treated to improve their ability to reflect the sun’s heat. Thus it is making them suitable in warmer climates too. They also have a natural tendency to limit noise from entering inside.